17 Mar 2021

When and how to use the different lights in your car

Fog lights, headlights, highbeams, daytime running lights and hazard lights…there are more than a few different lights in your car and here’s when and how you should use them. We recently wrote about when and how to use your fog lights but that’s not the only light on your car

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11 Mar 2021

What is a car recall and should I be worried?

Manufacturer safety car recalls can affect hundreds of thousands of cars around the world, so, should you be concerned if your car is recalled?

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04 Mar 2021

Buying or selling a secondhand child car restraint

It makes sense to recycle children’s clothing and there’s big business in selling used cars… Here’s what you need to know when buying a used child car restraint.

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03 Mar 2021

What lights to use when driving in fog or hazardous conditions

Conditions turn bad as fog covers the road and you can’t see anywhere near as much as you could just moments ago – what lights do you turn on and what do you do? When you’re driving in fog there are two problems that arise: one, you can’t see as

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18 Feb 2021

What to do when a tyre blows out

Those four wheels on the road are the crucial connection that keeps you safe when moving. Of course, despite being so dearly important, most people never think about what to do if one were to blow… A lot of drivers talk about what to do if a kangaroo jumps out

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2019 BMW M850i Review
13 Feb 2021

What is power (kW) and torque (Nm)?

How many times have you read the word horsepower and had almost no idea what it actually means? We explain the difference between power and torque.

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25 Jan 2021

How to clean the worst mold and smells from a car

The state of this car is disgusting, and the amount of effort required to clean it is extensive, but it is possible to make this toxic bimmer safe again. Sightly mold inside cars is not common and what we have here is an exceptionally ruined BMW 5 Series thanks to

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14 Aug 2020

Quick tips to be a better car lover

Cars. Big hunks of metal built to last hundreds of kays, right? Only if you look after them, which can be easier said than done for some. Here are five quick tips to be a better car lover. Don’t drive over potholes, corrugations and bumps Sure, you might live on

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10 Aug 2020

Driving tips for country and rural roads

Anyone with a licence should know how to drive already, but the conditions and scenarios that happen on the country and rural roads can be a lot different from city corners. Coming out of lockdown but potentially still restricted in just how far we can travel (if borders remain closed,

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17 Apr 2020

The best new and used 4×4 bush wagons

There are more 4×4 wagons on the market today than ever before but only a few of them are truly bush-capable. Whether new or secondhand, these are the top five bush wagons that can take you to the most hard-to-reach places in Australia… and get you home again.

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31 Mar 2020

Do you need a full-sized spare for country travelling?

Has modern tyre technology made spare tyres redundant, or is it still important to carry a full-sized spare for country driving?

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10 skills the average driver doesn't have
05 Mar 2020

10 skills the average driver doesn’t have

In the same way that smart phones are apparently making us lazy and, in the same vein, here are 10 skills the average driver doesn’t have…

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learning how drive manual
20 Jan 2020

Learning how to drive a manual car

Learning to drive a manual car needn’t be scary, just follow our step-by-step guide to learning how to drive a manual car.

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Hyundai i30 N brakes
16 Jan 2020

Why are the Hyundai i30N’s brakes so good?

Brakes are the most important upgrade if you want to track a roadcar, but Hyundai’s done the job for you on the i30N.

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Coolant and antifreeze explained
15 Jan 2020

What is coolant or antifreeze and why does your car need it?

Coolant or antifreeze is one of the most important fluids in your car. We explain what it is and why it’s essential to the good health of your car’s engine.

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